Michelle Schenker

AKC Most Popular Dog Breeds In 2021

Grid of popular dog breeds (capation: Most Popular Dog Breeds)

According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), the top 10 AKC most popular dog breeds have varied a good amount during this century so far. However, the Labrador Retriever always comes out on top. The French Bulldog is quickly rising to the top of the list coming in at number two in 2020. The German Shepherd has a steady hold in the top three. And watch out, Golden Retriever, the Bulldog and the Poodle are right behind you. There are also some newcomers to the list, including smaller toy breeds like Dachshunds and Corgis. The Beagles are losing popularity over the years too. See the trends over the years, including 2002, 2007, 2011, 2014, 2018, 2019, and 2020 in the United States.

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How To Have A Dog-Friendly Valentine’s Day

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As Valentine’s Day approaches, you are probably trying to decide on the perfect gift for your dog. But did you know that the traditional tokens of affection — roses, chocolates, and other candies — can be harmful for the four-legged loves of your life? Here’s some tips to ensure a loving and safe Valentine’s Day this year…

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Healthy Holiday Tip: Lose Pounds With Your Hounds

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The holidays are prime time for parties, elaborate meals, and holiday treats for humans. And your dog is getting more leftovers than they ever could have dreamed! But all of these extra calories are making a straight line for your hips. Here are some tips to shed those extra pounds and get you and your pup back in shape…

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5 Ways To Keep Your Dog Calm This Holiday Season

Dog with santa hat on

Every holiday season (including those throughout the year) brings comfort and joy. However, it can also cause stress. Not only for humans but also pets. Visitors and extra food droppings from cooking can excite pets while other activities including decorating, changes in feeding schedules and less outdoor activities due to weather can also cause anxiety.

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